Athletic Facilities

Located on 450 acres in the foothills of the Green Mountains, Vermont Academy has all the terrain for sports and play.

Our athletic facilities include:

Williams Gymnasium, which houses the basketball court, weight room, rock climbing wall, locker rooms, and a complete training facility with fitness center

Michael Choukas Ice Arena, with its artificial ice-making and maintenance system, and recently refurbished locker rooms

Warren Chivers Ski and Outdoor Education Center, including a 1,600 sq. ft. ski room for waxing, maintenance, and storage, and a spacious common room upstairs for meetings, complete with fireplace

30 kilometers of trails for cross-country running and cross-country skiing (with snowmaking equipment), and a 13-station ropes course throughout the wooded area on the perimeter of the campus (see Trail Map)

Five playing and practice fields, including the John Lucy Baseball Field, the E.K. Hall Football Playing Field (surrounded by a 440-yard track), and the Hays-Naramore Athletic Field for soccer and lacrosse

Six composition tennis courts

The '77 Winter Sports Park, complete with snowmaking, three different sized ski jumps, a ski slope, lighting, and a grooming machine

Competitive and non-competitive skiing and snowboarding at nearby Okemo

Winchester Stables, a world-class facility with an indoor riding ring and trails used by our equestrian team

Competitive Golf is played at nearby Crown Point Country Club, in Springfield, VT